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Shoulder Press Exercise

Essential Exercise

Our shoulders are highly flexible joints that enable us to perform a number of tasks in our day to day lives. They also assist in movement of our arms.

The shoulder press exercise is similar to a military press but performed with dumbbells.

Targets: Middle and Front of Shoulders (Medial and Anterior Deltoids and a little Triceps)

How to perform The Shoulder Press Exercise:

  1. Standing with feet shoulder-width apart, hold an eight to ten-pound dumbbell in each hand.
  2. Bend elbows to bring weights in front of shoulders.
  3. Tightening abs, turn palms forward as you press dumbbells above your head.

Shoulder Press Exercise


Do not strain the shoulder muscles by over-exercising them in order to avoid the risk of injury and muscular damage.

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